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I Suffer From Clinical Depression

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    I thought I had this under control.

    I really did. But sum things snapped and I don't know what or why. I feel rational and my mind seem clear but I have this overwhelming desire to die. I have been planning when, when and how. I want to give my mom a great christmas and new year. Them my 1st lot of holiday...
    freakyfish36 freakyfish36 26-30 Nov 15, 2014

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    New Research Regarding Depression

    Hello all, I am a fellow depressive. I am a pretty motivated person, so I did a lot of research on my own because the doctors didn't really help me all that much. 8 years later, I got it figured out. Now, I just wanna make sure that everyone else knows what I know, so they can...
    UV4D UV4D 26-30 Apr 28, 2008

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    My Battle With Clinical Depression

    By way of introduction, my name is Dave Kanofsky and I had suffered from the adult symptoms of clinical depression for thirty-five years. In 2007, thanks to a combination of the right medication and years of talk therapy, my symptoms were under complete control but my financial...
    daveyboy54 daveyboy54 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 17, 2011

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    Not Sure How Much Longer I Can Live Like This

    I have been depressed since I was a child. There have been moments when I have felt ok but for the most part I am beyond unhappy. I am a wife and mother to two girls both almost adults now and if it werent for the girls I believe I would have checked out long ago. My husband...
    jemslost jemslost 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 18, 2012

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    All My Life

    i have suffered from depression all of my life, or at least as long as i can remember. always sad, never able to fit in, held myself back as not to stand out, hated being singled out, on and on i could go. but until i hit bottom did i admit i needed help. it did help/hurt? that...
    icanthide icanthide 31-35, M 1 Response May 2, 2012

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    Since Before I Could Admit It

    i have suffered with this nasty disease since long before i would ever admit it.i guess since Viet Nam.....They call it PTSD now adays.....back then we just didn't talk about it..but going through life with no outside help...no meds...no intricate knowledge of what was really...
    russb811 russb811 56-60, M 2 Responses Feb 2, 2011

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    Downward Spiral

    I am 57 years of age, and have been dealing with major depressive episodes for decades.  I have moved umpteen times, worked at countless jobs, and failed miserably at maintaining long-term relationships.  Medications have helped to relieve the worst symptoms, tho they cannot...
    QueenIzabella QueenIzabella 56-60 5 Responses Mar 12, 2012

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    diagnosed at about the age of 15

    if I'm remembering correctly ( i'm 31 now) . I'm doing a lot better than in my teens and early 20s( suicidal thoughts but no self harm or suicide attempts). Even though I am doing better, I I still struggle with the feelings of not wanting to do anything, wondering what the...
    animallover412 animallover412 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 14, 2014

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    Recently, I started having doubts of

    whether I suffer from clinical depression. I am stuck in an abusive relationship, I don't have a stable group of friends but other than that, on the surface my life looks good. I realized that I don't have energy for anything, and can spend weeks staying in my room escaping into...
    mdmrmdmr mdmrmdmr 18-21, F Jun 23

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    Clinical Depression

    Clinical depression,Not good,Suffer from time to time,Wish I didn’t,Life would be easier, But somehow,Don’t know how,I get by.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 2, 2012

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    What Your Psych Doesn't Want You To Know

    Google "tms", it's a treatment that actually will make the psychs as obsolute as blood letting. Face it, any other kind of doctor that "treats" a patient for 5 or 10 years with no effect is a quack.
    mrmoose1947 mrmoose1947 66-70, M 4 Responses Jun 13, 2012

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    I Was Miserable and Still Am...

    I'm 24 years old and I had my son at a young age.. at 16. I alwaIys felt alone and empty, always wanted to run away from home even at the age of 10. Abusive father made it worst with his drinking. I hated walking to school alone or when I came from school I had to walk...
    s0empty s0empty 22-25 1 Response Jul 23, 2009

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    Most of My Life

     i really didn`t know what was matter with me.i just stayed sad.then when i was in my 20`s i decided to try getting help.but,all they know is pills.i tried taking them.i started gaining weight fast,really fast.i gained 12 lbs in one month.and it just kept piling on.within...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Sep 26, 2009

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    I Am Diagnosed With Depression Forgotton Childhood Left To Be Abused By Both My Parents............

    When I was a child and that is a long time ago now, I never had affection. I grew up with a mother who was mentally unstable and wasn't able to give me what I needed I lacked stability Love and care. often she would abuse me physically and I cut myself off from reality. and day...
    rosesweet rosesweet 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 28, 2012

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    Ok Ok I Admit It.

    Confession time. I suffer from depression. I should be on meds but i refuse to take em because I don't believe in it. And I won't take em. Ever.
    annathom annathom 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 25, 2008

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    I Suffer From Depression and I Take Meds...

    Too often other ppl judge ppl who take meds for depression... It is an illness like any other... Meds are not happy pills they do not change ur personality... Instead they make u stable enough or healthy enough in that they allow the nervous system and the chemicals in ur body to...
    harps21 harps21 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    I just wanna talk to someone male or female who suffers from the same. Message me or leave comment.
    Stealth3369 Stealth3369 41-45, M 49 mins ago

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    I am 19 years old and for years I've been experiencing bad events in my life that comes just about every summer or winter if I get a head ache left arm pain I immediately think...
    Bjanay Bjanay 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I understand if you post something inappropriate on a social media- but when it's appropriate and only defines me and my life- there's no need to criticise
    Jaazz1987 Jaazz1987 16-17 9 hrs ago

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    I may be socially awkward or self-conscious, but at the same time , i deeply desire a connection with someone who'll understand me.
    KaylaCherie KaylaCherie 13-15, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I try to write down my stories. I mean, it couldn't hurt. Maybe someone will actually like them. But, I can't seem to keep up with my mind. It's as if I'm going way too...
    ItsCandyAcidStuff ItsCandyAcidStuff 16-17, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Today, I'm in blue again. The feeling of drowning can be really exhausting. Especially when we have to deal with the same challenge for years. But I don't give up this time. At...
    Reneems Reneems 31-35, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    The mood swings are all over the place and it's so uncomfortable, a feeling of pure sadness and mourning attacks me and it's almost like I've gotten my heartbroken all over again...
    xMellowButterflyx xMellowButterflyx 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I have had depression for quite some years thoughts of feeling no good. And like I'm worthless but now I have support and love within myself b
    Nikkilight25 Nikkilight25 22-25 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I can't remember how to spell or pronounce it, but I was diagnosed with a form of depression that is constant, underlying, and unprovoked. Its a brain chemical issue that I was...
    RenegadeKay RenegadeKay 18-21 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Everytime I try to do something about my depression, it just makes things worse. Life is cruel.
    Mossonarock Mossonarock 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    Once upon a time there lived a beautiful couple who loved each other very much. He had a good job and she had designs of brilliance. They were living with a terrible friend of his...
    SoberingBabySteps SoberingBabySteps 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    I was doing so well, the flashbacks and anxiety were becoming further apart. I was finally moving on and progressing. But now, for some reason, I've got just over a week until I...
    betruetoyourself14 betruetoyourself14 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't know where Uwais has gone but I do know he took me with it. I feel as though I've dissappeared even though I can be seen. You've taken my soul with you. My breath feels...
    passingby123 passingby123 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Last year was probably the worst when I didn't even have a clue what they were - I had an inkling but I didn't want to add on another issue I had to deal with. They felt like...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I don't think I will ever find love. Just don't know where to look.
    Roger773 Roger773 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    ... nothing really to say...
    MyLifeAsCharlie MyLifeAsCharlie 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Ever since I left high schooland sadly became a pill addict, I've developed this sense that I will always be overweight. I'm terrified to gain a pound. It started with me running...
    HollyMaria954 HollyMaria954 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Major depression, moderate anxiety and schizophrenia have affected my life since I was age six. I recently started a tumblr blog writing about how coping and suffering with these...
    CelticBoxingGuy CelticBoxingGuy 41-45, M Aug 19

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    I have been suffering from depression for quite some time, months or more. Pain has a lot to do with it, but so does circumstance. I am continually tired, and unable to function...
    Glennr67 Glennr67 46-50, M Aug 19

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    I have depression and anxiety and my boyfriends gone to America with his family for 3 weeks, I only realised last night how much my boyfriend helps my illnesses, I felt so so...
    paulalkayexo paulalkayexo 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I finally found out what to call what I do. I get obsessed with characters from movies books or made up ones and make stories around them all. Usually I rock back and forth while...
    pianokat pianokat 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    My MN mother abused my cats to assert her power over me & to feed off my pain, helplessness and terror. I always felt so guilty that I couldn't protect them from her that I never...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    Yes I am but its the hand I was delt and im trying to learn to cope with such. Maybe in time ill get over with honest person by my side. Who knows Bottom line this **** sucks and...
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M Aug 15

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    How to tell if someone is suffering from depression: People without depression: I'm fine😀 People with depression: I'm fine😀
    PenelopePotter PenelopePotter 13-15, F Aug 15

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    Anger is not something to be ashamed of. Anger is a natural response to injustice and can help break the cycle of abuse. Anger is a crucial part of recovery. Two weeks ago on 7/31...
    wowodeals wowodeals 26-30, F Aug 15

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    Diagnosed with it but they feed me meds that lead me to ICU or suicide I battle depression till this day I gave up on doctors, Id rather be safe and live then take some crazy...
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M Aug 14

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